Book Description

The First UK printing published by George Allen & Unwin, London in 1918. The BOOK is in near Fine condition with just a hint of toning to the text-block and page edges. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The paper label to the spine is very clean and complete. The scarce WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition. Mild edge wear with toning to the spine. The wrapper is protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. 1030 copies were printed but significantly less were bound. 190 unbound copies were destroyed in a 1940 bombing raid, and the remainder of the unbind stock was purchased in 1960 by Bertram Rota and issued in a slightly different binding. The book did not appear under Muir's own name until the USA edition of 1920. The author's first book and scarce with the wrapper. Collectible.
Author Moore, Edward (Muir, Edward)
Date 1918
Binding Hardcover
Publisher George Allen & Unwin, London
Condition Near Fine / Very Good++

Price: £495.00

Offered by Ashton Rare Books

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